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Why Not Spike?

"He's just mean. I don't want Spike anymore. He's always like this and it scares away my friends."

by honshusan
650 Eternities

"Dromiay," Benjai hisses.

I freeze.

The spell ends. I choose to run.

by ellbot1998

A Hero's Quest - An Epic Poem

In a modest dwelling lived one named Adrianne,

And she was the greatest sorceress in all the land...

by tj_wagner

The New Dishwasher

Slap. Hiss. Gurglegurgle. Ding.

by theblueorigami
A Babe in the Woods

This little waif was a little too belligerent for Ilere's taste.

"Come with me now, child, before I change my mind," Ilere warned...

by the_lady_j

Taunyia Gets Sick

"Cripes! Taunyia, hey, you okay?"

"No, Mama," the jelly Tonu said. She sniffled, sounding like an avalanche of rocks in the process.

by jarm9

Babysitters are Magical Like That

Next to her was a cheap red ball with a yellow star in the middle. It didn't seem like anything special, but it was number one on Sasha's agenda. It belonged to the little Angelpuss she babysat, and it meant the world to him.

by midnight_star411
Made of Stars

I heard the word as it echoed through the lower halls of my keep, up the smooth stone sides of the castle they'd tried for days to breech. I didn't call it evil. I called it power...

by phadalusfish
A Failing Grade

Professor Liza Palida in particular subjected many students to low Cs, Ds, and at one point the dreaded F. Renowned for scathing marginalia and a history devoid of curved grades, the faerie Buzz managed to draw the ire of hundreds of students...

by nativsis
Neopian Times Headquarters: Issue 650 Preparations

"Another batch of entries for the next anniversary issue, Di!"

by purplekacheek18
Vadako and the Curse of Terror Mountain

Based on my analysis of the Plateau's substructure, I've long hypothesised that the Tyrannian cave networks may connect to hitherto undiscovered tunnels below Terror Mountain...

by peirigill
A Rainy Day At The Zoo

Rain pitter-pattered against the roof of the home in Neopia Central. Sulza, the Red Aisha, stared at the drizzling rain. It had been raining all morning...

by goodsigns
650 Hills

"Isn't it great? Neither of us had no idea our usual path back home would be blocked, and now we have to pass through the Hills of Trest! All six hundred and fifty of them!"

by precious_katuch14
Rejection Letters

It is with utmost and sincerest apology that I, King Jazan of Qasala, write to you to beg forgiveness for my utterly untoward acts in the last half of Year 7.

by cosmicfire918
The Plushie Chomby Balloon

In time, the boy grew up...

by psychedelicreature
It Must Be True

Having never once left his home of the Virtupets Space Station, his mind often fluttered with curiosity of what was beyond those metallic walls.

by nocturnal_ned
 
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There is one aspect of the Times that is oft overlooked and underappreciated, an element to the paper that has been with it since its inception. And in honor of Issue 650, I would like to at last bring this integral component into the limelight. I am speaking, of course, of the Neopian Times preview images...



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How to Achieve an 18-0 Victory in Yooyuball
Today I challenge every player who reads this to go for the very difficult and elusive "perfect game" of yooyuball.

by drazu

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Dressing like a Weewoo
We decided to create our very personal White Weewoo outfit to celebrate this milestone, waiting for an official White Weewoo superpack!

Also by amarillida

by martia_elior


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Saving the National Neopian Bank: Part One
"Doesn't the National Neopian collect almost everyone's neopoints? Don't you think it's weird that they're suddenly making mistakes?"

by rider_galbatorix

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The Great Game: Golden Quill Edition - Part Three

Also by rielcz

by secant


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Meeting Mipsy
I wonder if there's any place to get potions...

by moon_flash

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Spooky
That's some dedication.

by ghostkomorichu



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